CAUTION: pointless rambling to follow...

Oh boy, what a day, and there’s no end in sight. I’ve got a flight at 0540 and I’m not even packed. Two hours of sleep, a full busy day at work that started at 0400 and very little food has me feeling seriously out of it - loopy, nauseated, weak, dizzy, etc. If I was drunk I could understand, but I haven’t had a drop.

Too much time was spent trying to fix my noise canceling headphones. I went looking for the replacement cable I bought but could only find the original Bose part, and my attempts at repairing it just made it worse. I then tore up the house searching for the cable and the case, not finding either. Every time I stood up there was a bit of dizziness and weakness. Not good.

Then there were the checks. After hours and hours of searching I finally found the rent check. More time wasted. I’ve got others that need to be mailed out for things like that stupid ER visit I didn’t want to do, back taxes and other stuff. Getting out of the house will probably let me focus on finally getting all of those in the mail, if I remember to take them.

I’ve rounded up a bunch of camera equipment, but of course I can’t find the circular polarizer for the life of me. I can’t find a lot of things, to be honest. My place is turning into hoarder central, but I just don’t have energy to do the purge. At least I’m not buying more crap (except for another Bose headphone cable or two).

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My BP is under control, but with this experimentation with different combinations of meds the insurance company won’t authorize the 90-day supply my doctor has ordered until I use up what I have. They authorized one of the two drugs, but it’s the one that was ineffectual on its own. Gee, thanks. I hope I don’t run out whilst 1800 miles from home.

I really hope the office has someone to cover my shifts for the next two days. I haven’t called off yet, but that’s just a formality at this point. I had someone lined up to cover me and bought my tickets only to have the rules change immediately after dropping several hundred on non-refundable tickets. This better not come back to bite me during review time next month.

OK, feeling a little better after being horizontal for a while. Time to head downstairs and get this done. I think I even found a solution to my headphone issue: I'll just wear the QCs over my basic Apple EarPods, so at least I'll have the peace and quiet. The end is in sight, and I can do this. Then back for a couple more hours of sleep...